What's New

Jan 13

In last night's State of the Union (SOTU) address, President Obama made the case that government must do more to give everyone a "fair shot" to thrive in our society and economy, even as the gap between the very rich and the many poor continues to widen. Education is key to economic opportunity, and we applaud the President's plan to offer two free years of community college to all responsible students.

Jan 8
WASHINGTON, DC -- SEARAC and our AAPI allies join the call of refugee and immigrant rights organizations, families, and community members across the country in condemning raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) targeting Central American children and families who came seeking protection from life-threatening violence in their home countries.
Jan 4

This is the FINAL week of our end-of-year giving campaign - and we're closing this year's reflection on our 40 and Forward campaign, which reached more than 12,000 individuals through both our national tour and communications campaign.

Dec 24

In this week's impact statement, we explore the issues facing San Francisco's Tenderloin District through the eyes of Thear Chum, a case manager at the community-based Vietnamese Youth Development Center.

Dec 17

In this week's impact statement, we are spotlighting Susana Sngiem, member of our Leadership and Advocacy Training (LAT) Class of 2013 and alumna of our inaugural Leadership, Education, and Advocacy Fellowship (LEAF) program, who shares how both the LAT and LEAF program empowers her to advocate for Cambodian American communities as executive director of United Cambodian Community in Long Beach, Calif. 

Dec 17

Apply by Feb. 22 for either of the trainings, which both provide participants with opportunities to network with their Southeast Asian American (SEAA) peers from other cities and with policymakers, while engaging in collective strategizing, advocacy for issues impacting SEAAs, and brainstorming solutions to address unmet needs. Participants in both trainings will also reflect on their own personal experiences as a foundation for identifying issues and solutions.